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Amtrak’s Empire Builder had been picking up and dropping off passengers every day in Spokane since 1997. That changed on Oct. 19, when the train that plies a 2,200-mile route from Chicago to Seattle and Portland switched to a three-days-a-week schedule.
A passenger train derailed in northeast Scotland after stormy weather, killing three people and injuring six others Wednesday, authorities said.
A freight train traveling on a bridge that spans a lake in a Phoenix suburb derailed Wednesday, setting the bridge ablaze and partially collapsing the structure, officials said.
An unoccupied car was hit by an Amtrak train in southwest Spokane early Tuesday morning.
The Trump administration has imposed sanctions on a Moscow-based private railway company that recently opened passenger service between Russia and Crimea
Gus Melonas, a spokesman for BNSF Railway Co., said the rock slide measured about 50 feet wide and 10 feet deep and fell onto the track from a 150-foot embankment. He said geotechnical engineers were at the scene Friday morning, assessing the stability of the slope.
Emergency crews have rescued two train operators trapped in a BNSF engine that derailed into the Kootenai River 10 miles east of Bonners Ferry on Wednesday.
Two people were hit by Sound Transit trains – one fatally near Sumner in Pierce County and another near Carkeek Park in Seattle –causing hours-long delays for passengers.
A raging fire swept through a train in Pakistan’s eastern Punjab Province on Thursday killing 74 people and survivors said afterward it took nearly 20 minutes for the train to stop amid contradictory reports about the condition of the train’s brakes.
A BNSF train caught fire in Cheney Saturday afternoon, closing nearby roads for hours as firefighters responded, KHQ reported.
Thankfully, we’d been warned in advance that train robberies frequently occur on the Scenic Pend Oreille River Train. Even better, the cash collected goes to support the many community projects of the Newport/Priest River Rotary Club, which operates the ride.
The crash was reported about 12:30 a.m. The man was alone in the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. No one aboard the train was injured.
Northern Quest kicked off its outdoor summer concert season Sunday night with Train and Goo Goo Dolls.
The band will co-headline Northern Quest Resort and Casino with Train on Sunday.
A 2017 deadly Amtrak train derailment in Washington state happened because the engineer lost track of where he was on the route and was going more than twice the speed limit when he hit a curve, federal safety investigators said Tuesday.
Authorities found a body near train tracks in the Hauser area after responding to a report of a train hitting a pedestrian.
SEATTLE – The Union Pacific line that runs through Eastern Washington has been shut down since Friday by a 23-car derailment that included a hazardous cargo spill of sodium chlorate and subsequent fire that flared over the weekend. The Seattle Times reports no one was injured in the Friday incident that Union Pacific reports was triggered by a rock slide and left 11 of the 23 cars derailed inside a tunnel near Ritzville.
Hundreds of train enthusiasts, model train vendors and track builders came to the Spokane County Fairgrounds & Expo Center on Sunday for a model train show.
The man was wearing headphones and seemed oblivious to the approaching train, a witness said.
“How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” breathed some fire into a slumping box office with a franchise-best $55.5 million debut over Oscar weekend.